This is the classic seam associated with denim, particularly when it comes to jeans. It’s really deceptively easy to do. … More
I love bound button holes. They’re beautiful beasties. The problem is, I don’t like fat bound button holes with a … More
According to my handy-dandy stitch dictionary, this is also called the “open chain stitch” or “Roman chain stitch”. This is … More
This is a really nice looking edge finish. It’s decorative and fully sealed. It shows up all throughout the ages … More
This is a very basic embroidery technique that will serve you well. It’s sometimes called a french knot or a … More
“Stay Stitch inside the seam allowance” is a fairly common instruction in patterns. Generally, stay stitching is used to make … More
Hand working an eyelet with a buttonhole stitch is surprisingly fast and easy. Hand-worked eyelets are strong, easily sizable, don’t … More
This is fast way to make a fully finished hem, using commercial Double Fold Bias Tape.